• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 22.00mm - 580.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung WB100 advantages over Canon SX400 IS

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly

Canon SX400 IS advantages over Samsung WB100

  • More telephoto lens reach
    720 mm vs 580 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Newer
    4 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    1600 vs 80 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon L120

Samsung WB100
Nikon L120
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $226
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Faster shutter
Canon SX400 IS
Nikon L120
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $226
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • HDMI out

Compared to Nikon L810

Samsung WB100
Nikon L810
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Higher extended ISO
Canon SX400 IS
Nikon L810
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • HDMI out

Compared to Canon SX500

Samsung WB100
Canon SX500
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $296
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
Canon SX400 IS
Canon SX500
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • $296
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Nikon L820

Samsung WB100
Nikon L820
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Shoots 1080p video
Canon SX400 IS
Nikon L820
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Lighter weight
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Canon SX510 HS

Samsung WB100
Canon SX510 HS
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More pixels
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon SX400 IS
Canon SX510 HS
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
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